Yakshagana is a traditional Indian theatre form, developed in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Uttara Kannada in the state of Karnataka and in Kasaragod district in Kerala that combines dance, music, dialogue, costume, make-up, and stage techniques with a unique style and form. (Source: Wikipedia/Hindu)
The Mudhol Hound, also known variously as the Maratha Hound, the Pashmi Hound and the Kathewar Dog, is a breed of sighthound from India.
In 2005 the Mudhol Hound was one of four Indian dog breeds featured on a set of postage stamps released to celebrate the country’s canine heritage (Wikipedia/The Hindu) Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (30-08-2020)
Chandrayaan-2 Completes A Year Around Moon
Chandrayaan-2 was launched on July 22, 2019 and inserted into the lunar orbit on August 20, , exactly one year ago. (Source: NDTV) Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (23-08-2020)
MS Dhoni announces his retirement from international cricket
MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket on Saturday, as he brought the curtain down on his illustrious 15-year career as an India cricketer (Source: NDTV) Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (16-08-2020)
India’s first Transit-Oriented Development Project Under the TOD project a state-of-the-art infrastructure zone, including national capital’s tallest tower, will be built in east Delhi. The project- ‘East Delhi Hub’ at Karkardooma (in New Delhi), spreading over 30 ha, will come up in next 3.5 years. Massive Locust Invasion in Gujarat The farmlands in Gujarat border are in great threat from locust invasion. The insects were flying from Pakistan Sindh province and spread in the villages of Gujarat and Rajasthan. The locusts emerged from Sudan and Eritrea in the coast of Red Sea. South India’s earliest Sanskrit Inscription found … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (29-12-2019)
Don Bradman (27 Aug 1908 – 25 Feb 2001 ) Sir Donald George Bradman, AC, often referred to as “The Don”, was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time. Bradman’s career Test batting average of 99.94 has been cited as the greatest achievement by any sportsman in any major sport. World’s first public blockchain bond “bond-i” The world’s first blockchain bond “bond-i” has recently launched by World Bank (WB), which is to be created, allocated, transferred and managed through its life cycle using distributed ledger technology. The “bond-I” stands for Blockchain Operated New … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (02-09-2018)
- WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement comes into effectThe Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) in Goods of World Trade Organisation (WTO) came into effect with its ratification by two-thirds members of WTO including India.
- Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit in GujaratThe Union Ministry of Urban Development approved development of 6 km long Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit in Gujarat under Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY).
- Govt frames National Transit Oriented Development PolicyThe Union Urban Development Ministry has formulated ‘National Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Policy’ to address the challenges of urbanisation.
- Two new critically endangered plant species spotted
Two new critically endangered balsams (impatiens) plant species were spotted on the peripheries of the Eravikulam National Park in Kerala. It is a major breakthrough in eco-conservation.
- RAHAT medical project launched in Rajasthan
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje inaugurated a medical project Rajasthan Heart Attack Treatment programme (RAHAT) to provide people timely treatment during heart attacks in remote and rural areas.
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) declared the results of Probationary Officers (PO) preliminary examination on Friday. Conducted to select candidates for the post of POs/management trainees in various public sector banks, the exams were conducted earlier this month. You can check your results on IBPS’ official website, http://www.ibps.in source: Hindustan Times Continue reading Results of Probationary Officers (PO) preliminary examination – 2015
IBPS RRB exam 2015 results declared, please visit www.ibps.in for more details. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has declared the result of RRB (Regional Rural Banks) CWE (Common Recruitment Exam)- IV for recruitment of Officers (Scale I, II & III) and Office Assistants (Multipurpose). The candidates can check the result at the official website, the link for which is http://www.ibps.in Continue reading IBPS RRB exam 2015 results declared